Major changes are likely in Congress with Rahul Gandhi being formally
elevated as its Vice President.
Indications to this effect were given by party General Secretary Digvijay Singh
who said that generally when a new leader comes, he brings in his team.
He, however, hastened to add that after accepting a predominant role in the
organisation, Rahul will be part of the team headed by Sonia Gandhi.
Singh has worked closely with Rahul being in charge of the party affairs in
He said that Congress has seen several young leaders as its chief like Maulana
Azad and Jawahar Lal Nehru.
He, however, dismissed suggestions that the party would go for a quota in ticket
distribution for those under 45 years to be in tune with India's changing
Singh said that there was no need for quota and the young would be automatically
given preference in ticket distribution in the changed scenario with women also
getting a better deal.